Mental disorders in a population sample with musculoskeletal disorders

  title={Mental disorders in a population sample with musculoskeletal disorders},
  author={Scott B Patten and Jeanne V. A. Williams and JianLi Wang},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  pages={37 - 37}
BACKGROUND Studies using clinical and volunteer samples have reported an elevated prevalence of mood disorders in association with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Clinical studies using anxiety rating scales have reported inconsistent results, but studies using diagnostic instruments have reported that anxiety disorders may be even more strongly associated with arthritis than is depression. One study reported an association between lifetime substance use disorders and arthritis… CONTINUE READING


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